Llithfaen, Pwllheli LL53

Llithfaen, Pwllheli LL53

Outbuildings | Character Property | 200 acres (80.9 hectares)

Asking price £750,000
Swyddfa'r Post Office 1.1 miles
Swyddfa'r Bost 1.1 miles
Abergafran 1.2 miles

A unique opportunity to purchase a Welsh coastal farm extending to approx. 200 acres with a farmhouse in need of full renovation subject to planning permission. Fine views across the Nant Gwrtheyrn valley + Llyn Peninsula coast and own stretch of a stunning beach.

LOCATION
Ty Uchaf is located in the stunning Nant Gwrtheyrn valley on the dramatic North coast of the Llyn Peninsula. Nant Gwrtheyrn is steeped in industrial and cultural history with the valley retaining a district charm due to its isolation and rugged beauty.

Whilst benefitting from its seclusion, Ty Uchaf is within a short drive of the village of Llithfaen which offers a local shop and public house. The market town of Pwllheli is 8 miles away and has a range of local and national retailers, restaurants and public houses. Whilst being located on the Llyn Peninsula, Ty Uchaf still offers easy access to the University City of Bangor, the A55 North Wales Expressway and the North Wales coast with links to the national motorway network. A direct train link from Bangor (30 miles) to London Euston takes approximately three and half hours.

DIRECTIONS
Turn off the A499 at Llanaelhaearn, follow westward along the B4417 towards Llifthfaen. As you reach the centre of the village, turn right at the crossroads opposite the shop signposted ‘Nant Gwrtheyrn’. Follow this road for 2 miles which descends into the valley. As you reach the bottom of the valley, park carefully on the road prior to the entrance into the Nant Gwrtheyrn Language Centre ensuring that there is sufficient room for vehicles to pass. On foot enter the woodland along a forest track, crossing the river and through the field gate which is the entrance into the Ty Uchaf land.

HISTORIC NOTE
Ty Uchaf farm extends over a large area of the Nant Gwrtheyrn valley which has been inhabited for millennia. The history of the valley is diverse, with the early history of farming and agriculture having been superseded by a focus on quarrying and mining. The sought after granite extracted from the quarries sustained a thriving community within the valley in the 18th and 19th Centuries. The quarry closed early during the Second World War and the community dispersed. In more recent years the former quarry settlement has been developed into a cultural hub and a renowned Welsh language educational and heritage centre.

FARMHOUSE AND BUILDINGS
Ty Uchaf farmhouse lies in the valley floor which commands unrivalled views of the surrounding valley and Llyn Peninsula coastline. Formerly the farmstead for one of only three farms in the valley, the building is of stone construction under a slate roof and requires full renovation having been empty for years. Subject to securing the necessary planning permission, Ty Uchaf farmhouse and outbuildings have the scope to provide a unique family home or second home in this beautiful location.

Ty Uchaf farmhouse lies within the Llyn Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property is not listed however will require planning consent for the renovation building works and potentially for future use. No pre-application enquiry has been undertaken with Gwynedd Council and potential purchasers should rely on their own enquiries.

THE LAND
The farmland at Ty Uchaf is diverse, ranging from heather hill land to productive pasture land around the farmstead. The hill land extends to approx. 180 acres and is a mixture of heather grazing on the higher ground with the grazing land leading to the valley floor and thereafter approximately 23 acres of pasture grazing suitable for sheep and cattle.

There are also small pockets of woodland throughout the farm with a mixture of mature broadleaf and coniferous trees.

THE QUARRY
Falling within the boundary of Ty Uchaf is a former granite quarry that is integral to the history of Nant Gwrtheyrn. The quarry has been closed since 1939 yet its industrial history is clear to see within the valley.

The mines and minerals under Ty Uchaf are excluded from this sale.

THE COASTLINE
A particular fine feature of the property is the ownership of a section of shingle beach which can be directly accessed from the farmland. The beach extends to approximately 270 metres and the views are spectacular taking in Porth Dinllaen and as far as South Stack on Anglesey.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

METHOD OF SALE
Ty Uchaf is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

TENURE
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
Prospective purchasers should rely on their own enquiries with Rural Payment Wales in respect of the property being registered for the Basic Payment Scheme.

BOUNDARIES
The Vendor will only sell such interest in the boundary fences, walls, ditches, hedges and other boundaries separating the property from third party properties in so far as they are owned.
Please be aware that there is no physical boundary on parts of the hill ground and the enclosed boundary plan should be referred to or any queries raise with the selling agent.

SERVICES
There are no services currently to the property.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Cyngor Gwynedd Council
Tel: 01766 771000

WAYLEAVE, RIGHTS OF WAY AND EASEMENTS
The land is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, water drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all existing and proposed wayleaves and other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.

VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment through the selling agents – Carter Jonas LLP – 01248 360414

HEALTH & SAFETY
Given the potential hazards of a hill farm and a former operational granite quarry we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety, particularly around steep ground and quarry workings.

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Situational Details
Locality
Rural
Property type
House Country Estate Land Farm
Total land
200 acres (80.9 hectares)
Rural Tenancy
Freehold with VP (Vacant Possession)
Carter Jonas reference
BAN180020
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